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Just going through some old documents and found this Soul poem that I wrote about 37 years ago.

Wondered if anyone on here had ever sat down and put pen to paper and captured their feelings about

this wonderful music?

Old King Cole's Soul

Old King Cole Loved his Soul

Loved merry old Soul did he

He called for Danny White, Jimmy Thomas and Bill Black

Man! What a fiddlers 3

Now first of all came Jimmy Thomas

and he sang 'The beautiful night'

when he had finished he left the stage

And on came Danny White

When Danny White was on the stage

He sang 'Cracked up over you'

Then he sang 'Natural Soul Brother'

To mention but a few

Then on the stage came our well known friend

Bill Black in great demand

And guess who came on with his combo

That's right! The Bob and Earl band

Now both the bands went on to play

'Little Queenie' and 'My little girl'

But all this soulful music

Sent King Cole into a whirl

Then all the Ladies, Lords and Dukes

All did their very best

But alas they could do nothing

And laid his Soul to rest.

Edited by steveluigi

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''Soulheads Soulheads over there friggin talkum everywhere

Look what I have got it's really rare cost me a fortune but I don't care

Dancing Dancing all night long Soulheads Soulheads what's going on''

:lol:

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Here's one I wrote years ago from the darker side and was

influenced by a couple of friends on the scene..... :lol:

Chemical Brains

Chemical brains sit alone in their room,

frightened of leaving their guilt-ridden tomb.

There's a smile on their lips but it's just a disguise,

For they can't hide the pain that burns in their eyes.

It's a pain they're aware of but one they don't need,

that festers inside like an alien breed.

'Won't somebody help me?' their eyes seem to shout

but their plea goes unanswered, there's no-one about.

It's just them and their world they've created inside,

with nowhere to run, so there's nowhere to hide.

Just lost in a chasm of nightmares and pain,

endlessly floating through oceans of rain.

These paranoid minds play their own little games,

like pointing the finger and calling out names.

Yet their twisted assortment of personal grief,

helps no-one least them, to assist their relief.

The solution's quite simple, it's easy to fix,

a brain and a chemical, really don't mix!

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DJ Mr DJ I have been here all night long

DJ Mr DJ are you going to play that song?

DJ Mr DJ please for heavens sake

I asked for the Lambrini not the fookin Snake!

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DJ Mr DJ I have been here all night long

DJ Mr DJ are you going to play that song?

DJ Mr DJ please for heavens sake

I asked for the Lambrini not the fookin Snake!

Punter Punter ya such a disgrace

Punter Punter just shut ya face

Punter Punter I am on the decks all night long

AND I am not gonna play ya frigging song!!!!:lol:

...right I am off buying some spats....

22650_Spats.jpg

Edited by viphitman

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might give it ago!!

there once was a lass called sue

who decided what she'd do!!

sat night and nowt to do

decided a club she would do

across the moors we did go

freezing cold due to snow!!

upon the journeys end

was met by someones friend

strangers to me but wat the eck

follow the crowd and act your best

blimey its afternoon

club dont open till you see the moon

my mam dont know wat Im up2

she would have a fit

the air be blue

but as Im no longer living at home

who cares where I do roam?

opening time has arrived

queues of people outside

you have to join i am told

be a member but how old?

collect ya card next time you come

but how do they know I will?

pay the lady at the door

now im show the dance floor

records playing I dont know

how do you dance ? its like a show

but as im a dancer I do my best

hearing a beat in my chest

my heart is racing so fast

wonder how long I'll last

i move about on the floor

how I wonder whats instore?

lights come on time to end

so soon i ask my friend?

its 8am and time to go

sunday morning aint the same

this place aint a game

its a way of life from now on

when can i come again i ask?

7 days its on again such a task!!!

waitin so long to do the same

I was a different lass going home

felt grown up and not alone

the local club was on that night

we attended but what a fright

sugar sugar being played

not the same as sounds made

thro sat night!!

Im not a follower never was

but when saturday came

folk laffed at me because

going back to that club

following others on the bus

a convert I was you may agree

but the sounds im hearing

are for me

soul music comes in all sorts

RnB Motown you can agree

its the sound I want to hear

from now on each sat night

doing the thing that feels right

meeting friends that love the same

no its not a game!!

sundays are such a pain

why does nobody complain?

sundays are a pain

why dont folk complain?

must have done cos now im told

there is a club where the door

is open 12 til 4

how we get there no one says

follow us and I obeys

we walk for miles

club open how we smiles

pay the fee and enter in

bloody empty what a sin

Top 20 club was a shock

there I was in a frock

BUT at last they enter in

making such a din

dancing to music and the beat

how my body aches admit defeat

time to go home

roll on saturday of next week

all recovered once again

never doing the same thing twice

got those gloves so I can clap

got a pair from the catalougue

but why do I look a twat

wearing two instead of one??

glad I noticed before the end

but which hand do they wear it on

keep the faith that glove does mean im

learning fast folk do agree

should be left or is it right?

folk share the cost and wear one each

sod the lot its either or get it right at the door

a group is on the next week

club is packed not by geeks

we are all the same in that club

group on in a room never saw them

busy dancing to a tune

youre ready now what a beat

moving my feet across the floor

by week 5 im doing well

how much longer will it last?

did some gear thats a first

made me different from before

dancing longer more more more!!

by weeks six more gear was had

off some lads i cant recall

things are changing

same club same lass

old and new ones different class

do i follow or give up

of course I follow on each week

could say no but am I weak?

its part of that new life i have

but sundays now are worse for me

no sleep now till monday night

up for work must look a sight

its the price I pay for what I like

no money left on monday night

rent to pay food to get

sod it all I do declare

never borrow never lend

but earn a wage to spend on what

sat night at that club

Im a regular now

and attend each week

loving it as one does

why do we get to hear

CLUB IS CLOSING

why ??? them with morals

should get a life and try it too

folk complain and yes we did

its a way of life for us that club

final night I attend or was it?

sundays are different once again

an alldayer what a name?

all night and allday

not complaining at all

got a dance on that floor

once again its closing soon

tears are falling on the night

saying good bye yes Ill write

feb 1971 what a day it was to all

THE WHEEL HAS CLOSED

its final its over its gone

that way of life that had become

to many people just like me

a follower of music that we loved

wonder what we will do now

sodding morons have no shame

that club was good

not long to go its sat night a new place

to go its on tonight not the same

but give it time dont judge

sodding coppers did their bit

6 weeks in they raided it

closed it down that same night

what do we do now??

heard the rumour about a club called

the torch should be good?

was exciting saturday

travel down that motorway

will we like it yes we did

made new friends there

and saw old ones too

now a club in Crewe too

not one but two

where to go

back then it was a choice

one or the other or both??

closed them down as before but

it dont matter cos one will open

and we go on as we can!!!

life is hard we all go on

marry others and families

they get still loving what they did

Life is different now they say

kids all grown and time to go

back to that life we once all loved

try a club friends recommend

but which one i ask myself

too many venues on each week

do a local or a trip across the same old moors

your choice but if not right

empty club aint good??

folk remember what they had

not the same I often said

attend whicheva got a choice

but that way of life aint the same

to me its just a game

do they care what they do

NO! care they not

its a new way now but

ya cant go back

want the clubs to be the same

not a chance cos its a new way of life

names of sounds are new to me

whats an oldie that is me

xover modern rare are some motown played too

loving records I declare 60s 70s what are they

ask a dj what he means

gives ya crap and does declare

rare is rare 60s is 60s

xover is not for me sounds like funk

load of junk

now they have many rooms

good choice for some go where ya love

how do we do it in a club

cater for more I do agree but

its a new way of life you see

I now prefer to stay at home

play my music alone

sad you say but its not the same

folk dont get where they want

nighters dayers soul do

weekenders are new to me

not the same as days gone by

friday night at a do getting changed

at a mates ready for that sat night

sunday morning what a sight

along we go for a wash

ready for the sunday session

never did we learn a lesson

weekenders then were good

now its go here go there

whitby brid prestatyn llandudno

tower too!!

its a way of life for all that go

wat a life

one day it will all end as we know

when ya die its done no more

or is there a club in heaven

tell ya when I see you up there

its a way of life ya see

but what a venue it will be

all them artists and for free

life is eternal we come and go

will the grandkids love the same

their way of life has yet to come

glad I dont have that same old choice

older wiser fatter too

harder dancing when ya do!!

loved my time and would not change it

often wonder if id not gone to a club one sat night

how life would be!!!

would I be me

doubt it its a way of life!!!

bloody eck thats a long un soz if ya find it boring BUT it passed a few hours for me

sue

Edited by mooma

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might give it ago!!

there once was a lass called sue

who decided what she'd do!!

sat night and nowt to do

decided a club she would do

across the moors we did go

freezing cold due to snow!!

upon the journeys end

was met by someones friend

strangers to me but wat the eck

follow the crowd and act your best

blimey its afternoon

club dont open till you see the moon

my mam dont know wat Im up2

she would have a fit

the air be blue

but as Im no longer living at home

who cares where I do roam?

opening time has arrived

queues of people outside

you have to join i am told

be a member but how old?

collect ya card next time you come

but how do they know I will?

pay the lady at the door

now im show the dance floor

records playing I dont know

how do you dance ? its like a show

but as im a dancer I do my best

hearing a beat in my chest

my heart is racing so fast

wonder how long I'll last

i move about on the floor

how I wonder whats instore?

lights come on time to end

so soon i ask my friend?

its 8am and time to go

sunday morning aint the same

this place aint a game

its a way of life from now on

when can i come again i ask?

7 days its on again such a task!!!

waitin so long to do the same

I was a different lass going home

felt grown up and not alone

the local club was on that night

we attended but what a fright

sugar sugar being played

not the same as sounds made

thro sat night!!

Im not a follower never was

but when saturday came

folk laffed at me because

going back to that club

following others on the bus

a convert I was you may agree

but the sounds im hearing

are for me

soul music comes in all sorts

RnB Motown you can agree

its the sound I want to hear

from now on each sat night

doing the thing that feels right

meeting friends that love the same

no its not a game!!

sundays are such a pain

why does nobody complain?

sundays are a pain

why dont folk complain?

must have done cos now im told

there is a club where the door

is open 12 til 4

how we get there no one says

follow us and I obeys

we walk for miles

club open how we smiles

pay the fee and enter in

bloody empty what a sin

Top 20 club was a shock

there I was in a frock

BUT at last they enter in

making such a din

dancing to music and the beat

how my body aches admit defeat

time to go home

roll on saturday of next week

all recovered once again

never doing the same thing twice

got those gloves so I can clap

got a pair from the catalougue

but why do I look a twat

wearing two instead of one??

glad I noticed before the end

but which hand do they wear it on

keep the faith that glove does mean im

learning fast folk do agree

should be left or is it right?

folk share the cost and wear one each

sod the lot its either or get it right at the door

a group is on the next week

club is packed not by geeks

we are all the same in that club

group on in a room never saw them

busy dancing to a tune

youre ready now what a beat

moving my feet across the floor

by week 5 im doing well

how much longer will it last?

did some gear thats a first

made me different from before

dancing longer more more more!!

by weeks six more gear was had

off some lads i cant recall

things are changing

same club same lass

old and new ones different class

do i follow or give up

of course I follow on each week

could say no but am I weak?

its part of that new life i have

but sundays now are worse for me

no sleep now till monday night

up for work must look a sight

its the price I pay for what I like

no money left on monday night

rent to pay food to get

sod it all I do declare

never borrow never lend

but earn a wage to spend on what

sat night at that club

Im a regular now

and attend each week

loving it as one does

why do we get to hear

CLUB IS CLOSING

why ??? them with morals

should get a life and try it too

folk complain and yes we did

its a way of life for us that club

final night I attend or was it?

sundays are different once again

an alldayer what a name?

all night and allday

not complaining at all

got a dance on that floor

once again its closing soon

tears are falling on the night

saying good bye yes Ill write

feb 1971 what a day it was to all

THE WHEEL HAS CLOSED

its final its over its gone

that way of life that had become

to many people just like me

a follower of music that we loved

wonder what we will do now

sodding morons have no shame

that club was good

not long to go its sat night a new place

to go its on tonight not the same

but give it time dont judge

sodding coppers did their bit

6 weeks in they raided it

closed it down that same night

what do we do now??

heard the rumour about a club called

the torch should be good?

was exciting saturday

travel down that motorway

will we like it yes we did

made new friends there

and saw old ones too

now a club in Crewe too

not one but two

where to go

back then it was a choice

one or the other or both??

closed them down as before but

it dont matter cos one will open

and we go on as we can!!!

life is hard we all go on

marry others and families

they get still loving what they did

Life is different now they say

kids all grown and time to go

back to that life we once all loved

try a club friends recommend

but which one i ask myself

too many venues on each week

do a local or a trip across the same old moors

your choice but if not right

empty club aint good??

folk remember what they had

not the same I often said

attend whicheva got a choice

but that way of life aint the same

to me its just a game

do they care what they do

NO! care they not

its a new way now but

ya cant go back

want the clubs to be the same

not a chance cos its a new way of life

names of sounds are new to me

whats an oldie that is me

xover modern rare are some motown played too

loving records I declare 60s 70s what are they

ask a dj what he means

gives ya crap and does declare

rare is rare 60s is 60s

xover is not for me sounds like funk

load of junk

now they have many rooms

good choice for some go where ya love

how do we do it in a club

cater for more I do agree but

its a new way of life you see

I now prefer to stay at home

play my music alone

sad you say but its not the same

folk dont get where they want

nighters dayers soul do

weekenders are new to me

not the same as days gone by

friday night at a do getting changed

at a mates ready for that sat night

sunday morning what a sight

along we go for a wash

ready for the sunday session

never did we learn a lesson

weekenders then were good

now its go here go there

whitby brid prestatyn llandudno

tower too!!

its a way of life for all that go

wat a life

one day it will all end as we know

when ya die its done no more

or is there a club in heaven

tell ya when I see you up there

its a way of life ya see

but what a venue it will be

all them artists and for free

life is eternal we come and go

will the grandkids love the same

their way of life has yet to come

glad I dont have that same old choice

older wiser fatter too

harder dancing when ya do!!

loved my time and would not change it

often wonder if id not gone to a club one sat night

how life would be!!!

would I be me

doubt it its a way of life!!!

bloody eck thats a long un soz if ya find it boring BUT it passed a few hours for me

sue

Heheh, excellent Sue, well done., thought it was going to go into 2 pages LOL.

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Here's one I wrote years ago from the darker side and was

influenced by a couple of friends on the scene..... :lol:

Chemical Brains

Chemical brains sit alone in their room,

frightened of leaving their guilt-ridden tomb.

There's a smile on their lips but it's just a disguise,

For they can't hide the pain that burns in their eyes.

It's a pain they're aware of but one they don't need,

that festers inside like an alien breed.

'Won't somebody help me?' their eyes seem to shout

but their plea goes unanswered, there's no-one about.

It's just them and their world they've created inside,

with nowhere to run, so there's nowhere to hide.

Just lost in a chasm of nightmares and pain,

endlessly floating through oceans of rain.

These paranoid minds play their own little games,

like pointing the finger and calling out names.

Yet their twisted assortment of personal grief,

helps no-one least them, to assist their relief.

The solution's quite simple, it's easy to fix,

a brain and a chemical, really don't mix!

I bet those Winter nights fly by Brian.

There was a man from Wigan

who spent all night jiggan (bear with me )

"Do i look the best?"

"In me bags and vest?"

"No you look a prick - and a biggan".

Edited by KevH

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Heheh, excellent Sue, well done., thought it was going to go into 2 pages LOL.

what else can one do when alone cabbaged at home ??? ur venue closed tooo early 5am would have been better

sue its all in fun eh?

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Here's one I wrote years ago from the darker side and was

influenced by a couple of friends on the scene..... :D

Chemical Brains

Chemical brains sit alone in their room,

frightened of leaving their guilt-ridden tomb.

There's a smile on their lips but it's just a disguise,

For they can't hide the pain that burns in their eyes.

It's a pain they're aware of but one they don't need,

that festers inside like an alien breed.

'Won't somebody help me?' their eyes seem to shout

but their plea goes unanswered, there's no-one about.

It's just them and their world they've created inside,

with nowhere to run, so there's nowhere to hide.

Just lost in a chasm of nightmares and pain,

endlessly floating through oceans of rain.

These paranoid minds play their own little games,

like pointing the finger and calling out names.

Yet their twisted assortment of personal grief,

helps no-one least them, to assist their relief.

The solution's quite simple, it's easy to fix,

a brain and a chemical, really don't mix!

Thanks for that, it's cheerd me right up.

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I wanted a record,

I wanted it bad,

I'd searched for the fcuker

Since I was a lad,

I found one on ebay,

After such a long hunt

So laid down a snipe

But got outbid by some cnut!

:lol:

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I am sure he will not mind , here is one from the scene's Poet Laureate , Swish .....

True Nighters

Secret thrills ,fron secret pills

Invisible tingles ,and hidden chills ,Extinguish all your ills

Caress the floor with special skills ,

Add more feathers to our quills ,as more and more the dancefloor fills ,

Creases like razors ,Eyes like lasers ,purple hazes ,

Sounds that amaze us ,other peoples gazes ,

" Look at those crazies "

We're not passing phases , we're going places

Cigarettes luminous traces ,Levi's held up by braces ,

How my heart races ,looking thru the record cases ,

Dancing shoes tied with laces ,moving in the smallest spaces ,

Where the chased become the chasers ,

How i miss those smiling faces ,

2000 aces ,in one oasis

Malc

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part 2....

 

Soulheads Soulheads over there friggin talcum everywhere

Look what I have got it's really rare it cost me a fortune but I don't care

Dancing Dancing all night long Soulheads Soulheads what's going on ?????

We don’t need no jewellery or a fancy car we are just happy the way we are

It’s sweet soul music what keeps us sane not a tedious life in the fast lane

We sing along dance the blues away or just stomp in happiness any time of day

We search for years for that elusive song find the artists although they may have gone

They have a special place in our hearts they will live forever and we shall be their guards

It’s a feeling so deep inside when you’re on that wooden dance floor you just can’t hide

The world is perfect the moment is there pure happiness and you just don’t care

A backdrop here some shuffling there right on the beat you jump into the air

You land on your feet and you spin like a devil a tattoo on your forearm says ``soul rebel``

You slide away all troubles are gone your close eyes and you finally know where you belong

 

 

have fab sunday folks :hatsoff2:

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I am sure he will not mind , here is one from the scene's Poet Laureate , Swish .....

 

I was reading this thread scratching my brain about some brilliant poems that had been posted on here before - couldn't think who. Then saw Malcs old post - it was indeed Swish. I'll try and find the thread.

 

Peter

 

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I think this is it.

 

 

Peter

 

Before my time on here.........just read all 3 pages (got no work done for the last hour!!!)

 

Loved it.........thanks for posting it.

 

Especially liked post #96.........Swish's sample from his proposed book.........fantastic.........I'll buy a copy if he ever gets it published  :thumbsup:

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That's a rap! He should do it over 'Double Cookin''; John Cooper-Clake made a living from this sort of stuff.

I am sure he will not mind , here is one from the scene's Poet Laureate , Swish .....

True Nighters

Secret thrills ,fron secret pills
Invisible tingles ,and hidden chills ,Extinguish all your ills
Caress the floor with special skills ,
Add more feathers to our quills ,as more and more the dancefloor fills ,
Creases like razors ,Eyes like lasers ,purple hazes ,
Sounds that amaze us ,other peoples gazes ,
" Look at those crazies "
We're not passing phases , we're going places
Cigarettes luminous traces ,Levi's held up by braces ,
How my heart races ,looking thru the record cases ,
Dancing shoes tied with laces ,moving in the smallest spaces ,
Where the chased become the chasers ,
How i miss those smiling faces ,
2000 aces ,in one oasis



Malc

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